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September, 2013

The second webinar in the Glasspockets Webinar Series focused on how social sector research can help foundnations fulfill its mission and amplify the impact of the knowledge grantmakers create, fund, and produce.

July, 2013

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a state spending plan for the coming fiscal year that will expand Medi-Cal coverage to more than one million low-income and uninsured Californians,

July, 2013

Emerging research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, shows that nonprofits that strategically leverage voluntee

May, 2013

On May 10th Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers—and the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) presented a special statewide webinar briefing on this emerging trend in social innovation.

May, 2013

At the 2013 NCG Annual Meeting we hosted a conversation with FSG Founder and Managing Director Mark Kramer about the latest learnings and progress on Collective Impact.

March, 2013

The impact of summer learning loss on young people’s academic achievement is astounding.

February, 2013

For more than a decade, Northern California Grantmakers has partnered with the California Budget Project to inform members about the annual budgets that impact underserved communities and grantees they serve.

October, 2012

Assessing a nonprofit's financial health is time-consuming and challenging. Which metrics and trends should you focus on and what do they mean? What should you consider when comparing organizations?

September, 2012

How Foundations Can Effectively Work With Media for Social Impact is part of NCG's 2012 Communications Series. 

September, 2012

D5 was created to help foundations achieve greater impact in an increasingly diverse world.  Since 2010, more than a dozen organizations, with connections to thousands of foundations, have come tog